Chittranjan Das

Chittranjan Das


About this episode

This famous Indian was also known as "Deshbandhu" which means friend of the nation. Chittranjan Das was a freedom fighter, Lawyer and i poet. Das was the first recipient of Bharat Ratan. He was the founder of Swaraj party along side Motilal Nehru. 

He was born in a family associated to Brahmo Samaj. After completing his degree form Presidency College Calcutta, he went to London to study Law. There he met with Indian freedom fighters like Sri Aurobindo, Sarojini Naidu, and Dadabhai Nouroji.

During Non Cooperation movement he was the initiator to boycott European goods and burn all his European clothes and starting donning Khadi clothes. 

After dissociating with Indian National Congress due to withdrawal of Civil Disobedience Movement  by Mahatma Gandhi, he formed the Swaraj party and continued his fight for freedom.

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